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  • Gay and lesbian real estate group urges NAR to support Equality Act
    The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) is calling on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to join the organization in supporting federal legislation that would amend existing civil rights laws — including the Fair Housing Act — to prohibit discrimination or segregation based on sex, ... read more
    Source: Inman NewsPublished on 2018-04-24
    3 hours ago
  • Google takes aim at privacy law after Facebook lobbying failed
    Alphabet Inc. is pushing efforts to roll back the most comprehensive biometric privacy law in the U.S., even as the company and its peers face heightened scrutiny after the unauthorized sharing of data at Facebook Inc.While Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg were publicly apologizing this month for failing to protect ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    4 hours ago
  • How TorchX helps brokerages centralize and automate digital marketing for their agents
    Brokerages know how hard it is to optimize their digital marketing efforts and to support those of their agents. TorchX’s powerful platform solves this pain point in one system. ... read more
    Source: Inman NewsPublished on 2018-04-24
    5 hours ago
  • Amazon’s next stop: the back seat of your car
    Who can use it?For now, anyone who has a 2015 or newer Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac with an active OnStar account, or a 2015 or newer Volvo with an active Volvo On Call account. The service will initially roll out to 37 cities and surrounding areas.But I have a ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    5 hours ago
  • Converse promotes Nike executive to CMO role
    Amid a wave of executive-level departures at parent brand Nike, Converse has appointed a new chief marketing officer. The shoe brand, which Nike bought 15 years ago, has named Sophie Bambuck its new CMO, a Converse spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. Bambuck replaces Julien Cahn, who left Converse in February to join ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    5 hours ago
  • New home sales up 4 percent in March, reversing recent declines
    New home sales are finally on an upward path, after three months of month-over-month declines. According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) ... read more
    Source: Inman NewsPublished on 2018-04-24
    5 hours ago
  • Real estate daily market update: April 24, 2018
    All the latest real estate market news. ... read more
    Source: Inman NewsPublished on 2018-04-24
    6 hours ago
  • Homeowners delay selling during prolonged winter: Redfin
    Redfin’s Housing Demand Index, which is based on Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers across 15 major metro areas, fell 6.5 percentage points to 105 in March -- the second consecutive month of declines this year. ... read more
    Source: Inman NewsPublished on 2018-04-24
    7 hours ago
  • How rental platform Stoop is adjusting to New York City one year later
    The tech brokerage Mdrn. launched Stoop, a New York City rental platform, in 2017. The rental site's numbers almost a year later are tiny, but growing. ... read more
    Source: Inman NewsPublished on 2018-04-24
    7 hours ago
  • Spotify bolsters free music model as audio ad wars heat up
    Spotify introduced a new mobile version of its free music service Tuesday and tweaked a major competitor along the way.The expanded offering is being rolled out ahead of YouTube's new subscription music product. Google-owned YouTube is aiming to persuade some of its 1.5 billion monthly users to upgrade to a ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    7 hours ago
  • Watch the newest ads on TV from Audible, Apartments.com, Microsoft and more
    Every weekday we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than eight million smart TVs. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time yesterday.A few highlights: Audible wants ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    8 hours ago
  • Billionaire Bollore held by French police in corruption case
    Billionaire Vincent Bollore is being held for questioning by French judicial police Tuesday as part of an investigation into possible bribes of public officials in two African countries.The probe -- which could result in charges against Bollore -- is looking at contracts awarded to his company for the operation of ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    8 hours ago
  • From ‘mayochup’ to potential mayhem: Kraft Heinz and social media
    Kraft Heinz Co., which recently began working with WPP's VML, is wading deeper into the world of social media marketing. It hopes to deepen the relationship people have with its iconic brands, get shoppers to try newer linesand keep free of the unintended controversies that can sometimes befall brands on ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    8 hours ago
  • Inman Announces the First Round of Sponsors for ICSF18
    Inman Group® announced 34 companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect in San Francisco, July 17 - 20, 2018. ... read more
    Source: Inman NewsPublished on 2018-04-24
    8 hours ago
  • Diet Coke sizzles despite Super Bowl ad fizzle
    The spot delivered lackluster results in public opinion polls and failed to impress professional ad reviewers. The ad ranked dead last in USA Today's Ad Meter. Ace Metrix, which uses panels of viewers to rank ads, also gave it a low marks. "It is a little static and boring. They ... read more
    Source: AdvertisingAgePublished on 2018-04-24
    9 hours ago